excite

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  • To arouse strong feeling in: <i>synonym</i>: <strong> provoke</strong>.
  • To arouse (someone) sexually.
  • To elicit or arouse (a reaction or emotion, for example).
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  • To cause to become more active.
  • To produce increased activity or response in (an organ, tissue, or part); stimulate.
  • To raise (an atom, for example) to a higher energy level.
  • To call into movement or active existence by some stimulating influence; quicken into manifestation; stir or start up; set in motion or operation: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="excite">excite</internalXref> a mutiny; to <em>excite</em> hope or animosity.
  • To induce action or activity in; stimulate; animate; arouse.
  • To impel by incentives or motives; instigate; incite: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="excite">excite</internalXref> the people to revolt.
  • To arouse the emotions of; agitate or perturb mentally; move: as, he was greatly <em>excited</em> by the news.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> To awaken, incite, inflame, kindle, irritate, provoke.
  • In electric machinery, to send current through the magnetic field coils, and so produce the magnetism required for the operation of the machine.
  • To call to activity in any way; to rouse to feeling; to kindle to passionate emotion; to stir up to combined or general activity
  • To call forth or increase the vital activity of an organism, or any of its parts.
  • To energize (an electro-magnet); to produce a magnetic field in.
  • To raise to a higher energy level; -- used especially of atoms or molecules, or of electrons within atoms or molecules.
  • To <xref>stir</xref> the <xref>emotions</xref> of.
  • To <xref>arouse</xref> or bring out (eg feelings); to <xref>stimulate</xref>.
  • , (<xref>physics</xref>) To <xref>cause</xref> an <xref>electron</xref> to move to a <xref>higher</xref> than normal <xref>state</xref>; to <xref>promote</xref> an electron to an outer <xref>level</xref>.
  • stimulate sexually
  • act as a stimulant
  • stir feelings in
  • produce a magnetic field in
  • arouse or elicit a feeling
  • cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
  • stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
  • raise to a higher energy level
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